1 Pingin

1 Pingin -  obverse1 Pingin -  reverse

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Features

Country Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1940-1968
Value 1 Penny = 1/12 Shilling = 1/240 Pound (1/240)
Currency Pound (1928-1971)
Composition Bronze
Weight 9.45 g
Diameter 30.9 mm
Thickness 1.76 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1971
References KM# 11,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Sp# 6643
  • Emma Howard (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Pre-Decimal Issues (55th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667536.
  • Geoff Kitchen (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Decimal Issues (6th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667215.

Obverse

Irish harp

Lettering: éire 1968

Translation: Ireland

Reverse

Value, hen with chicks

Lettering:
1d
pingin PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Irish Mint, Dublin, Ireland

Comments

1942 Penny with a chick missing is rare.
Only two examples of 1938 known.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1940  312,000 7.74 3%
1940  0.11% Proof
1941  4,680,000 0.51 1.15 1.36 15%
1941  0.3% Proof
1942  17,520,000 0.15 0.21 0.85 1.62 35%
1942  0.5% Proof
1943  3,360,000 0.24 1.54 2.71 12%
1946  4,800,000 0.24 0.91 1.69 15%
1946  0.2% Proof
1948  4,800,000 0.12 1.29 1.69 15%
1948  0.3% Proof
1949  4,080,000 0.13 0.67 1.82 13%
1949  0.3% Proof
1950  2,400,000 1.22 0.95 9%
1950  0.2% Proof
1952  2,400,000 0.67 2.25 7.29 9%
1952  0.2% Proof
1962  1,200,000 1.22 5%
1962  0.13% Proof
1963  9,600,000 0.28 0.49 1.82 20%
1963  0.3% Proof
1964  6,000,000 0.49 0.79 1.34 1.23 15%
1964  0.2% Proof
1965  11,160,000 0.46 0.61 0.83 1.82 19%
1966  6,000,000 0.61 0.95 1.13 1.50 13%
1967  2,400,000 1.42 5%
1968  21,000,000 0.61 0.56 0.73 0.96 1.22 1.22 34%
1968  1.2% Proof

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